January 20, 2023
This free webinar will begin at 12:00 p.m. (Central Time)
Details to access the Webex webinar will be emailed along with a confirmation after you register.
This one-hour refresher workshop explains the hazards of excavation and trenching, how accidents happen, and how worker protective measures should be applied. It’s a great way to inform new employees of safety protocols or to update more experienced employees on new safety information.
The workshop covers the following:
- Critical definitions and context for excavation safety
- Soil classification
- Shoring options: a walk-through of all the basic systems—sloping, shoring, and shielding
Paul Albritton is the Technical Training Coordinator at Iowa LTAP. He coordinates various trainings, including Work Zone Safety and Flagger Training, Excavation Safety, the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Course, and Motor Grader Operator (MoGO) Training, among others. He is a graduate of the University of Louisiana, Monroe and an OSHA Authorized Trainer. He has been with Iowa LTAP since 2014.